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Times reporter Jack Dolan will join L.A. Now Live at 9 a.m. Thursday to discuss his look at the pay of employees at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power — and its union's contributions to the mayor's race. Employees at the DWP, whose...
Buoyed by the push in Congress for federal immigration reforms, the May Day immigration march today is expected to be larger than in recent years, organizers said. Demonstrators plan to march through downtown Chicago before a rally in Federal Plaza to...
Leaders of the Los Angeles city firefighters' union are urging their members to finance aggressive new political campaigns, saying their salaries are vulnerable and retirement benefits are "under siege." In a video posted on YouTube, United Firefighters...
Tags: Lima (Peru), Career and Workplace, Politics, Elections
The pickup truck tooled around Highland Park on Saturday morning, loudspeakers in back crooning in Spanish: "Wendy, la Wendy. We're gonna vote. $15 an hour we'll make. Wendy, la Wendy, we're gonna dance. Eric Garcetti start crying." A political mailer...
After more than two years of contract talks, the Glendale City Council on Tuesday may impose a labor agreement on the union representing Glendale Water & Power employees. On the council’s agenda is an item to “unilaterally implement”...
ReutersA House-backed plan to repair Illinois' underfunded pension system, that would increase employee contributions while reducing benefits, may face a Constitutional challenge. After the Illinois House of Representatives passed its plan to bridge the $100...
This has been a complicated season for organized labor in Los Angeles. On the one hand, labor got the mayor's race it wanted: Controller Wendy Greuel and Councilman Eric Garcetti both have a long history of supporting, and being supported by, unions....
Surrounded by kids as he accepted money from a soft-drink company for nutrition and exercise classes, Rahm Emanuel was asked if it might make more sense for children's health to take a harder line on the sale of sugary drinks. "I'm here about making...
The sparse front page of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 18 website expresses exactly the message Brian D'Arcy wants his members to get: Rotating photos of protesting workers waving "A DEAL IS A DEAL" signs. It also features...
Over the past 50 years I have set and watched both the Democrats and the unions dwindle jobs from Americans. In the 1970s in Southern California Laborers, Finishers and Carpenters Unions promoted illegal aliens to join the union. As illegal aliens...
Tags: Mining, U.S. Congress, Unemployment, Politics, Bill Clinton
The leadership of the Los Angeles teachers union is roiled over whether its officials made a private deal with a Board of Education candidate whom critics view as an ally of anti-labor forces. The dispute centers on an alleged understanding worked out...
It's the old "fair share" argument, but this time it holds even less water than usual. The Maryland State Education Association, the union that bargains on behalf of K-12 teachers throughout Maryland, wants to force all teachers — members or not ...
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